Guidebook for Devon

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Guidebook for Devon

Food Scene
Amazing Scandinavian food
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Amazing Scandinavian food
The best burgers in Exeter can be found in this cosy restaurant in leafy St Leonard's. You can get some nice Devonshire cider here as well.
MEAT59 Exeter
29 Magdalen Rd
The best burgers in Exeter can be found in this cosy restaurant in leafy St Leonard's. You can get some nice Devonshire cider here as well.
Lovely little delicatessen on Magdalen Road. Try their famous potato salad! If you're looking to indulge in a sweet treat, their array of brownies are honestly the best you will have ever tasted.
Bon Gout
45 Magdalen Rd
Lovely little delicatessen on Magdalen Road. Try their famous potato salad! If you're looking to indulge in a sweet treat, their array of brownies are honestly the best you will have ever tasted.
Delicious freshly made sandwiches and baguettes - perfect for lunch. There is also a little bakery and coffee shop inside.
Sandwiched Inn Cafe And Snack Bar
36A Magdalen Rd
Delicious freshly made sandwiches and baguettes - perfect for lunch. There is also a little bakery and coffee shop inside.
Indulge in a traditional Devon cream tea - it's their famous speciality! Freshly made scones warm from the oven go down a treat after a day of exploring the city. Don't forget to put the cream on first; this is Devon, after all!
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Tea On The Green
2 Cathedral Close
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Indulge in a traditional Devon cream tea - it's their famous speciality! Freshly made scones warm from the oven go down a treat after a day of exploring the city. Don't forget to put the cream on first; this is Devon, after all!
This Lebanese restaurant is always busy, so it's probably an idea to book a table. You can get some really interesting dishes here, plus there is a huge range of baklava to take away or enjoy at your table as a dessert.
Comptoir Libanais
This Lebanese restaurant is always busy, so it's probably an idea to book a table. You can get some really interesting dishes here, plus there is a huge range of baklava to take away or enjoy at your table as a dessert.
Sit outside on a balmy evening and enjoy a drink or two overlooking Exeter Quayside and the River Exe on the large terrace. There is pretty standard menu that you would expect from any pub, but it is of a good standard.
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Samuel Jones
37 Commercial Road
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Sit outside on a balmy evening and enjoy a drink or two overlooking Exeter Quayside and the River Exe on the large terrace. There is pretty standard menu that you would expect from any pub, but it is of a good standard.
This upmarket, popular seafood restaurant changes its menu daily. Booking a table is highly advised.
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The Galley Restaurant
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This upmarket, popular seafood restaurant changes its menu daily. Booking a table is highly advised.
A popular place along the canal path for bikers and walkers alike. There's a massive beer garden at the back with plenty of space to relax, plus you've got some pretty stunning views across the Devon landscape.
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Double Locks
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A popular place along the canal path for bikers and walkers alike. There's a massive beer garden at the back with plenty of space to relax, plus you've got some pretty stunning views across the Devon landscape.
There are plenty of Indian restaurants in Exeter, and whilst there are a handful I would avoid, it's hard to pick a firm favourite - this is one of them, but it's a little out of the city centre. There is plenty of parking in the evening on the road, though.
Goa Spice Premier -
54 Cowick St
There are plenty of Indian restaurants in Exeter, and whilst there are a handful I would avoid, it's hard to pick a firm favourite - this is one of them, but it's a little out of the city centre. There is plenty of parking in the evening on the road, though.
This is an Indian takeaway, so there's no option to sit down Restaurant-style, but it's never failed to impress.
Spice Magic
139 Fore St
This is an Indian takeaway, so there's no option to sit down Restaurant-style, but it's never failed to impress.
Sightseeing
The iconic Gothic style cathedral built 1112-1400 - a symbol of Exeter
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Exeter Cathedral
1 The Cloisters
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The iconic Gothic style cathedral built 1112-1400 - a symbol of Exeter
Beautiful views, canoe and bike hire, plus plenty of places for a drink and a bite to eat. There are plenty of walking trails and cycle routes that can take you out as far as Exmouth or right along the River Exe and the coastline to Dawlish.
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Exeter Quayside
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Beautiful views, canoe and bike hire, plus plenty of places for a drink and a bite to eat. There are plenty of walking trails and cycle routes that can take you out as far as Exmouth or right along the River Exe and the coastline to Dawlish.
Claimed to be the inspiration for Diagon Alley in JK Rowling's Harry Potter series, this quaint street is lined with indie boutiques and places to eat and drink.
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Gandy Street
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Claimed to be the inspiration for Diagon Alley in JK Rowling's Harry Potter series, this quaint street is lined with indie boutiques and places to eat and drink.
This is the narrowest street in Britain - one for the album!
Parliament Street
This is the narrowest street in Britain - one for the album!
Topsham is part of Exeter, but is a small town in its own right. You can get here conveniently on the regular train and bus services from the city centre. You will find some of Exeter's best restaurants here.
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Topsham
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Topsham is part of Exeter, but is a small town in its own right. You can get here conveniently on the regular train and bus services from the city centre. You will find some of Exeter's best restaurants here.
Arts & Culture
Fascinating collections and frequently changing art exhibitions
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Royal Albert Memorial Museum
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Fascinating collections and frequently changing art exhibitions
The largest, dedicated theatre in Exeter hosts performances and events from the local area as well as regional, national, and international acts. There is always a varied programme, so it's worth checking out what's on.
Barnfield Theatre Ltd
The largest, dedicated theatre in Exeter hosts performances and events from the local area as well as regional, national, and international acts. There is always a varied programme, so it's worth checking out what's on.
Situated on the main campus of the University of Exeter, the flagship professional theatre of Exeter hosts student, local, and national productions of musicals, comedy, dance, drama, opera, and family performances.
Exeter Northcott Theatre
Situated on the main campus of the University of Exeter, the flagship professional theatre of Exeter hosts student, local, and national productions of musicals, comedy, dance, drama, opera, and family performances.
The Phoenix is an arts, film, music, comedy, and dance venue with a bar, galleries, and learning spaces. There is a varied programme of frequent events throughout the year.
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Exeter Phoenix
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The Phoenix is an arts, film, music, comedy, and dance venue with a bar, galleries, and learning spaces. There is a varied programme of frequent events throughout the year.
Drinks & Nightlife
Really cool little bar that also serves amazing seafood. As the name suggests, this a place for those who enjoy their rum, but the cocktails, beers, ciders, and wines won't disappoint you, either. If you're peckish, the crab tacos are to die for!
The Rum And Crab Shack
16 Catherine St
Really cool little bar that also serves amazing seafood. As the name suggests, this a place for those who enjoy their rum, but the cocktails, beers, ciders, and wines won't disappoint you, either. If you're peckish, the crab tacos are to die for!
A small yet impressive taphouse near Central Station - perfect sat outside on a warm evening (or cosy up inside). Brilliant range of ales and beers.
Tabac
33-36 Queen St
A small yet impressive taphouse near Central Station - perfect sat outside on a warm evening (or cosy up inside). Brilliant range of ales and beers.
Self-described as "Exeter's half decent nightclub," this place is usually very busy at the weekends for good reason. Several floors catering to different tastes in music, plus the obligatory greasy food is served until the early hours in the large outdoor chill out area.
Timepiece Nightclub & Wine Bar Ltd
Self-described as "Exeter's half decent nightclub," this place is usually very busy at the weekends for good reason. Several floors catering to different tastes in music, plus the obligatory greasy food is served until the early hours in the large outdoor chill out area.
Open from early morning for a breakfast on-the-go, pizzas at lunchtime, right up to the evening, where live music and good cheer are both aplenty. They also do some mean smoothies and shakes during the day.
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Artigiano Espresso & Wine Bar
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Open from early morning for a breakfast on-the-go, pizzas at lunchtime, right up to the evening, where live music and good cheer are both aplenty. They also do some mean smoothies and shakes during the day.
Parks & Nature
Part of the grounds of Exeter Castle, you can access Northernhay Gardens conveniently from the RAMM Museum. It's a neat idea to combine the two together into one morning or afternoon.
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Northernhay Gardens
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Part of the grounds of Exeter Castle, you can access Northernhay Gardens conveniently from the RAMM Museum. It's a neat idea to combine the two together into one morning or afternoon.
If the shopping tires you out in Princesshay, take a short hop to Southernhay and sit under the shade of one of the magnificent trees in this small but impressive strip of parkland.
Southernhay West
If the shopping tires you out in Princesshay, take a short hop to Southernhay and sit under the shade of one of the magnificent trees in this small but impressive strip of parkland.
Essentials
Open 7am-11pm daily, this shop has most daily essentials, but it can be on the pricey side for some things as you would expect from a convenience store. However, there is an excellent selection of wines and beers at good prices.
SPAR Magdalen Road
49 Magdalen Rd
Open 7am-11pm daily, this shop has most daily essentials, but it can be on the pricey side for some things as you would expect from a convenience store. However, there is an excellent selection of wines and beers at good prices.
Shopping
The clue's in the name, but this is a sweet little wine and spirit merchant.
Smith's Wines & Spirits
39 Magdalen Rd
The clue's in the name, but this is a sweet little wine and spirit merchant.
Exeter's main shopping destination has all the brands you would expect. Unlike some city centre shopping destinations, Princesshay is sympathetically designed with its historic surroundings and is worth a stroll through.
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Princesshay
9 Catherine Street
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Exeter's main shopping destination has all the brands you would expect. Unlike some city centre shopping destinations, Princesshay is sympathetically designed with its historic surroundings and is worth a stroll through.
The dominating building can be seen from several miles away and is the region's only branch of the famous John Lewis department store.
John Lewis
The dominating building can be seen from several miles away and is the region's only branch of the famous John Lewis department store.
Delightfully chic homewares and fabric store with an ethical stance.
Leela
69 Magdalen Rd
Delightfully chic homewares and fabric store with an ethical stance.